Ubuntu – Scan many pages straight into a PDF


Is there some easy to use program in Ubuntu that can scan many pages straight into a PDF file?

Best Answer

The idea of having a simple scan utility was behind the development of, well, Simple Scan - the scanning tool installed by default from 10.04 on (Applications ‣ Graphics ‣ Simple Scan). alt text

Simply scan as many pages as you want and choose PDF as file format when saving.

Another slightly less simple program that offers additional features like text recognition is gscan2pdf, also in the repositories. alt text